I really want to breast feed but we're having a hard time latching on. I have flat nipples and I tried pumping but when I do nothing comes out. I tried the electric and manual pump and nothing on either. I don't know what else to do so I've been giving my daughter formula and it really bother me to because I would really like to breast feed but like I'm having problems and don't know what to do.Answer Question
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Answer by Gen at 1:58 AM on Jan. 21, 2011
I have a flat (nearly inverted) nipple and I breastfed. It wasn't easy. I got a Latch Assist and it helped a lot. How old is your baby? Your milk might not have really come in yet if your baby is only about a week old. You can also try some Mother's Milk Tea and Fenugreek capsules to help boost supply. I would also suggest trying to get in touch with a lactation consultant, at least via telephone.
Answer by Mrs.BAT at 2:03 AM on Jan. 21, 2011
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